Fall Semester, September 10th – December 3rd, 2018
Spring Semester, February 1st – April 15th, 2019
2019 Summer Intensive, July 8th – 26th, 2019
JOIN US ON A JOURNEY OF EXPLORATION!
Great Lakes Waldorf Institute’s 2018 -19 courses, weekend retreats and adult enrichment events are designed to inspire, renew and challenge you. Courses may be audited for professional development and continuing education opportunities or taken to earn a Waldorf Teaching Certificate or a Master’s of Arts degree in Education from Mount Mary University with a Waldorf Teaching Certificate. Great Lakes Waldorf Institute has the experience and expertise to meet your educational goals.
A good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil, the exceptions. Martin H. Fischer
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. Carl Jung
As insightful as the quotes above maybe, the vision of a room full of students hunting for the exception, or the thought of being an educator able to touch the human feelings of each child might cause you to think twice about teaching as a career.
Teacher preparation at Great Lakes Waldorf Institute is thoughtfully designed to challenge your preconceived notions about yourself – socially, intellectually, physically, and artistically – helping you to develop and strengthen your capacities in a supportive social and collegial environment. Our curriculum and independent classroom study with experienced teachers will assist in the development of your contemplative capacities; deepen your understanding of the whole human being as it unfolds through the critical phases of childhood; help you explore and identify pedagogical approaches and skills that will enhance your teaching; and expand your ability to work with colleagues and parents.
All courses can be audited at a reduced rate for professional development or continuing education. For further information, please contact Sandra at 414.299.3820 or email@example.com.
FALL 2018: CURRICULUM DESIGN
Grades focus: Teaching Language Arts in the Waldorf School
Early Childhood focus: Living a Spiritual Year
SPRING 2019: TRANSFORMATIONAL THINKING: A New Look at “Looking”
Guest Speakers & Workshops
BoysWork: Men in the Making
BoysWork: Men in the Making
Join us for a presentation with author and psychologist, Ted Braude, for a down-to-earth, eye opening introductory look at boys as men in the making. READ MORE…
Sunday, October 7th, 2018
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Tamarack Waldorf School Lower School Campus
1150 East Brady Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Your Brain on IT – The Human Impact of Information Technology
Presents a FREE community event featuring Philip Chard
The explosion in technology-based gaming, social networking, instant communication, and entertainment media has become a potent force in our lives and that of our children. Emerging research is measuring the impact. READ MORE…
Thursday, October 25th, 2018
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Prairie Hill Waldorf School
N14 W29143 Silvernail Rd, Pewaukee, WI 53072
A Variety of Choices!
Make Your Reservation…
Planning to join us for our Summer Intensive and/or weekend workshop from a distance? Students and guests stay in a variety of places including airbnb rentals (a favorite choice).
The Wisconsin State Fair RV Park is the ONLY RV Park in Metro Milwaukee and it is open year-round! Conveniently located at Wisconsin State Fair Park, adjacent to Interstate 94, the RV Park is just minutes to Mount Mary University, Prairie Hill Waldorf School and Tamarack Waldorf School. To explore this option, click here or go to https://wistatefair.com/wsfp/2018/01/22/rv-park/.
Local Park with Campsites
Naga-Waukee, a Waukesha County Park, offers reasonable and convenient camping nestled between 2 lakes. The diverse topographical features were created during the glacial age, which enhances the beauty of the site. Camp sites are limited to 2 camping units maximum. No hookup for electric or water. Park Hours: Sunrise to 10pm (Year–Round) Daily Entrance Fee: $5. Located 5 minutes from Prairie Hill Waldorf School, it is an easy commute on I-94 to Mount Mary University or Tamarack Waldorf School. To explore this option, click here or go to https://www.waukeshacounty.gov/nagawaukee/.
Local University Housing
Our local universities offer Guest Housing during our Summer Intensive.
- University of Wisconsin – Kenilworth Square Apartments: Within walking distance to Tamarack Waldorf School. Reservations are accepted for stays from early June through early August. The building features 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartments with a full kitchen and seating area. All sleeping rooms are furnished with twin beds, dressers, desks and chairs. Bed and bath linens and complimentary Wi-Fi are also provided. Guests will want to bring their personal toiletries. For pricing and more information click here or visit Kenilworth Square Apartments at https://uwm.edu/housing/communities/kenilworth/. To make a reservation, contact Joshua Boehm directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (414) 299-0514.
- Marquette University – Humphrey Hall: Children are welcome. Reservations are accepted for stays from early June through early August. The building’s six floors feature single, double, triple and quad occupancy suite-style rooms with private bathrooms. All sleeping rooms are furnished with twin beds, dressers, desks and chairs. Bed and bath linens, an alarm clock/radio and complimentary Wi-Fi are also provided. Guests will want to bring their personal toiletries. Micro-fridge units are available upon request at a rental fee. For pricing and more information click here or visit Marquette University Conference Services at www.marquette.edu/conferences. To make a reservation, contact Carrie Enea at email@example.com or phone (414) 288-4737.
- Mount Mary University Housing – (women only): More information coming soon!
Further questions? Please contact Sandra at 414.299.3820 or firstname.lastname@example.org.